Last year the final entry was received at a nail-biting one minute to midnight and the company nearly missed the deadline. Companies are therefore encouraged to send their entries in at the earliest opportunity.
A North Notts Business Awards spokesman said the standard of entries has risen year on year.
“Past winners of the Company of the Year Award include Carley Consult Ltd and Springhead Fine Ales Limited, both of whom have subsequently enjoyed expansion, growth and achieved even greater heights,” she said.
“The new Best Guest Experience Award category, designed to highlight our local hospitality hotspots, now boasts ten nominees which may be viewed on the awards website. Further votes are encouraged before the closing deadline, it’s free to vote and every vote counts!”
The awards are free to enter and firms may apply for as many categories as they wish. The awards categories this year include:
• Company of the Year
• Business Person of the Year
• Successful New Business
• Best Guest Experience Award
• Excellence in Customer Service
• Green Business of the Year
• International Trade Award
• Investment in Training Award
• Business Community Partnership
Full details of how to enter may be found at the dedicated awards website www.northnottsbusinessawards.co.uk
The successful finalists will be announced at North Notts Business Connections Networking on Wednesday 30th January at Clumber Park Hotel & Spa.
NNBC is seeking further sponsors and stakeholders to participate in this this year’s awards, concluding in a dazzling Black Tie Awards Ceremony at Hodsock Priory on 21st March 2013.
The awards have in past years have been fundamental in achieving widespread promotion and recognition of region’s exceptional expertise, entrepreneurs and home grown talents benefiting awards winners and sponsors alike.